What is patience? Patience is an essential human attributes that is vital to better relationships among individuals, families, friends, societies, and nations. Why is it necessary to be patient (longsuffering)? What are the characteristics of a patient person? In Biblical literature, The Sermon on the Mount, referred to as the Beatitudes is perhaps a...Continue reading
Spirituality and Happiness
“This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.” ― Isaac Newton (1643–1727) The principal lesson that humanity can learn that will engender “happiness” and “joy” is the need for spirituality in our lives. The apparent decline in the display...Continue reading
Philosophically Speaking ― What is Going on in the World?
Have you ever uttered the words, “What is Going on in the World?” You are not alone. Surf the Internet, listen to the news media or talk to family members, friends, and neghibours — their sentiments are the same. The “big” questions are the same. Why is the world such a “boiling pot of...Continue reading
Philosophically Speaking: What is Violence – Symptom or Problem?
First, “What is violence?” Is violence a symptom or a problem inherent in our postmodern world? Is it something more significant an undefined by modern thought? Violence is a symptom of a broad and underlying problem within the human spirit. There cannot be an end to violence outside of the imposition of the will...Continue reading
Position Paper ― Instituting a Ministry Of Happiness (MOH)1 and a Minister Of Happiness (MOH)2 as Core Leadership Initiatives.
PREAMBLE: This ‘Position Paper’ sets forth that ‘happiness’ can ensure the survival of humankind, but ‘unhappiness’ threatens human survival as a viable species. ‘Unhappiness’ manifests all forms of disruptive behaviors by the humankind, underpinned by nationalism, politics, religion, race, color, culture, social, and economic bifurcation. The paper states further that happiness can transform —positively,...Continue reading